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Learning New Skills that can Help You in Your Careers Job Search

July 22, 2013

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Tweet During your careers job search, you may find that some of the positions that you are otherwise qualified for require skills that you do not possess. This does not mean that you are out of luck or necessarily need to go back to get another degree. However, there are opportunities to update certain skills […]

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How to Job Search When You Have to Relocate Due to Your Significant Other

June 21, 2013

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Tweet Sometimes you may have a job that you enjoy but your significant other receives the job offer of a lifetime which may require relocation. Finding a new job in a new city can be challenging. Here are some suggestions on how to job search for positions in other cities. Check with Your Current Employer […]

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Avoiding Job Scams Is Important Job Search Advice

March 19, 2013

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Tweet Searching for a job can be stressful. However, the search is definitely not as stressful as getting ripped off during your job search – or even involved in something illegal. Criminals have found ways to get money from people who are using the Internet for finding a job. You have to be wary when […]

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Expanding Your Job Search Strategies: Six Great Cities for Getting Hired in 2013

February 11, 2013

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Tweet To find a job in this climate, you have to employ multiple job search strategies. You can use social media, attend job fairs, and network; however, a potential job strategy is to consider your location. There are cities that have lower unemployment rates and high numbers of open jobs; these are cities where you […]

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Help me find a Job? Consider Community College

November 5, 2012

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Tweet Are you still asking, “Help me find a job?” You might consider signing up for community college. There is plenty of debate over whether a four-year college education today is worth the cost. After all, many graduates are leaving their universities with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debt and they’re taking […]

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Asking, “Help Me Get a Job?” Consider a Job Search Mentor

November 1, 2012

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Tweet “Help me get a job!” Is that your daily refrain? Are your job search efforts bringing zero results? Are you struggling to even nab an interview in today’s tough economy? Maybe it’s time to bring in some help. Maybe it’s time to seek the services of a job search mentor. The Power of a […]

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Latest Jobs Numbers Underscore the Importance of Networking Skills

October 23, 2012

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Tweet The number of U.S. residents seeking unemployment benefits rose in the last week of September to a seasonally adjusted 367,000. This means that plenty of American workers are still searching for jobs. It means, too, that you’ll need to brush up on your networking skills if you hope to make a professional job change. […]

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Looking for Job Search Strategies? Try a LinkedIn Job Search

October 12, 2012

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Tweet How useful are social media sites for finding a job? If that social media site is LinkedIn.com? Very useful. In fact, a LinkedIn job search might be one of the most effective ways to find a job in today’s challenging economy. That’s because LinkedIn, unlike sites such as Facebook or Twitter, is focused squarely […]

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Running Out of Job Search Strategies? Consider Hiring a Recruiter

August 9, 2012

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Tweet You’ve exhausted the typical job search strategies. You spend hours each day networking. You’ve crafted compelling answers to the most common interview questions. You’ve created a resume that lists your career achievements rather than just your career stops. And you’re using such sites as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to promote yourself and your skills. […]

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Instead of Asking, “Help Me Get a Job,” Take Control of Your Career Search

March 13, 2012

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Tweet Help me get a job. Is this what you’re asking everyone you meet? Is it paying off for you? Probably not, at least not in today’s competitive hiring environment. If you want to find a job today, you must take the initiative. You can’t rely on others to point you to available job opportunities. […]

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